ERIC Number: EJ293315
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983
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Respite Care Services: An Evaluation of the Perceptions of Parents and Workers.
Joyce, Kathleen; Singer, Mark I.
Rehabilitation Literature, v44 n9-10 p270-74 Sep-Oct 1983
Significant evaluation findings for a respite care program include the following: (1) training sessions enhanced workers' knowledge of disabilities, (2) families with recently disabled children received more benefits from respite services than families with long-term disabled children, (3) services provided parents emotional relief, and (4) families eschewed institutionalization. (Author/CL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles
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